Top things to do

Top Choice Archaeological Site in Beit She’an

Beit She’an National Park

Beit She’an’s extraordinary Roman ruins are the best place in Israel to get a sense of what it was like to live, work and shop in the Roman Empire. Colonnaded streets, a 7000-seat theatre that looks much as it did 1…
Top Choice Theatre in Jenin

Freedom Theatre

This world-renowned theatre group has persevered in the face of difficult circumstances since it was founded in 2006. Its founder, Juliano Mar Khamis, was assassinated in 2011 by masked gunners outside the theatre b…
Top Choice Cheese in Kfar Tavor

Shirat Ro'im

Michal's award-winning cheeses – including Inbar, delicately flavoured with rosemary; Kinneret, an unbelievable blue; and Nirit, sprinkled with chestnut ash – astound even veteran foodies, leaving them gasping for s…
in Latrun

Latrun Armored Corps Museum

Given the fact that Israel has been in almost constant armed conflict since its birth, it’s not surprising to learn that the Latrun Armored Corps Museum is one of the largest of its kind in the world. The main build…
Amusement Park in Latrun

Mini Israel

Latrun’s newest attraction, Mini Israel, is designed to make you feel like Gulliver in the land of Lilliput. A theme park of sorts, Mini Israel shrinks 350 of Israel’s famed attractions down to scale-model size. The…
National Park in Herzliyya

Apollonia National Park

This picturesque coastal park contains the ruins of a Crusader castle that becomes the venue for open-air concerts during summer weekends. There are some stunning views out over the Mediterranean and nearby you can …
Gallery in Herzliyya

Herzliya Museum of Modern Art

Dedicated to Israeli and international contemporary art with an emphasis on political subject matter, this gallery aims to engage as well as entertain.
Seafood in Herzliyya

Derby Bar

Attached to the Arena shopping mall next to the marina, this well-known restaurant has an expansive waterside terrace where it serves seafood, fish and pasta dishes. Beer is the usual accompaniment – there are six b…
Breakfast in Herzliyya


The Herzliya branch of the popular Tel Aviv all-day breakfast joint is as popular as its inner-city equivalents. Diners can fill up on eggs Benedict, shakshuka or their choice from an enormous menu.
Museum in Around Tel Aviv

Design Museum Holon

Ron Arad's elongated and extremely elegant swirl of red concrete and steel is one of Greater Tel Aviv's most striking examples of contemporary architecture. Inside, the museum includes two spaces that house regularl…